Exceptional Investigative Work Lands Armed Robber in Jail
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View surveillance video of the suspect inside the Supertest gas station moments before he robbed the store's clerk here
DATE/TIME: 8/10/2011 at 3:01 PM
LOCATIONS: 1st Robbery (7/29/2011)ΓÇöEinstein Bagels, 619 South Dale Mabry Highway, 2nd Robbery (7/29/2011)ΓÇöSupertest Gas Station, 3501 South Dale Mabry Highway, 3rd Robbery (8/6/2011)ΓÇöNorth Grady Avenue / West Osborne Avenue
SUSPECT: Crucito Santana Moulier, 7001 Interbay Boulevard, Tampa
VEHICLE: 2000 White Mazda 626
Tampa Police detectives' thorough investigative work led to the arrest of an armed suspect who tried to rob a customer at an Einstein Bagels shop and the clerk at a Supertest gas station on July 29th. Detectives developed information that identified Crucito Moulier as the suspect involved in the two robberies and a third robbery that occurred several days later. Moulier pointed a gun at all three victims and demanded money. There were no injuries.
Detectives and Rapid Offender Control (ROC) officers intercepted Moulier's vehicle near the intersection of Hoover Boulevard and Hillsborough Avenue on August 10th. Police officers found a pistol inside the suspect's vehicle. They received permission to search his girlfriend's home and located a second gun Moulier used in the third robbery. After detectives interviewed Moulier, he was arrested without incident and booked into the Orient Road Jail.
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Detectives Searching for Armed Robber
Excellent quality video from 2nd robbery attempt located at www.facebook.com/tampapd or http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1IPnjA6IorM
WHEN: 07/29/2011, 5:40 a.m. and 6:22 a.m.
WHERE: 619 South Dale Mabry Highway (Einstein Bagels) and 3501 South Dale Mabry Highway (Supertest Gas Station)
VEHICLE: 1997 - 2003, silver Ford F-150 extended cab. Black trim, loud muffler, green ladder in truck's bed
SUSPECT: H/M, 20s, 5'7" 160 lbs, mustache and goatee, tattoo on right forearm, last seen wearing Rays baseball cap, royal blue "Sonic the Hedgehog" shirt , long black shorts, black high-top tennis shoes, very large faced watch on left arm, long cross pendant necklace
VIDEO: The video shows the suspect loitering in the gas station for approximately 10 minutes. The best shots of the suspect's face are at 2:15 and 6:02. At 10:17, the video shows the suspect pointing a gun and demanding money.
DETAILS: The victim was walking from his car into the Einstein Bagels when the suspect approached him in his pick up truck. The suspect asked for directions and when the victim approached the passenger side of the vehicle, the suspect pulled out a black pistol and demanded money. The victim ran and was not injured. About 30 minutes later, the same suspect pulled up to a gas pump at the Supertest Gas station and went inside. He spent ten minutes talking to the clerk, went to his truck and asked the clerk to come outside. When the clerk approached his truck, the suspect pulled out a pistol and demanded money. The clerk went back inside and the suspect fled with nothing.